The Importance of Seasoning Your Firewood

Fall weather is amazing, and it’s just around the corner. The days stay warm but there’s a cool feel to the nighttime breezes, and one thing that feels so good is to take the chill out of the air by burning a fire in your fireplace, whether it’s indoors or outdoors....

Chimney Caps

Damper, firebox, chimney crown, chimney liner, chimney cap.  These are some of the things that you know about if you own a home with a fireplace.  But even though you know your fireplace has these components, do you really know what the purpose of each is?  Some work...

Fix Your Smoke Chamber This Spring

Springtime is fix-it time! It always feels good to do some deep-down spring cleaning, and as you clean, you’ll notice things that need repair. You might notice some loose trim as you wash your walls and woodwork or some paint that needs to be touched up. There’s...